Article - 16 Aug 2001
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
News - 30 May 2013
Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that is has launched a new calcium carbonate product for reinforcement of plastic, called VICRON® FRP, in such applications as Sheet Molding Compound...
News - 23 Mar 2009
Future growth is expected in global demand for PVC, particularly in Asia, India and Latin America according to Jon Nash, Strategic Research Director at Applied Market Information. Construction...
News - 29 Apr 2010
PVC recipes are currently evolving to take into account legislation against the use of heavy metal stabilisers worldwide, trends in flame retardants and the controversies over the use of some...
News - 23 May 2019
Liquid crystal (or crystalline) polymers (LCPs) are widely used in the electronics industry for a variety of surface-mount technology (SMT), including connectors — for example, small-outline, dual...
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Automotive manufacturers are trying to become more environmentally friendly and looking to recycle more motor vehicle parts. This article looks at recycling of lead acid batteries and polyethtylene...
Article - 24 May 2001
Various thermoplastics such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, fluoropolymers, polyamides, polyarylates, polycarbonate, polysulphones, thermoplastic polyesters and polyimides, polyoxymethylene,...
Article - 9 May 2019
This article explains what to do when melt flow rate is not provided.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Recycled PET is used in many applications from automotive to office equipment. It is also alloyed with other polymers or combined with fillers.
Article - 24 Jul 2009
Adhesive manufacturer Master Bond the widest selection of two component epoxy adhesives, sealants, coatings, and potting & encapsulation compounds.